Mayoral 2022 Bursary Opportunity At Buffalo City Metropolitan Scholarship Programme 2021/2022
Buffalo City is a metropolitan municipality situated on the east coast of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. It includes the towns of East London, Bhisho and King William’s Town, as well as the large townships of Mdantsane and Zwelitsha
Mayoral 2022 Bursary Opportunity At Buffalo City Metropolitan Scholarship 2021/2022
Mayoral 2022 Bursary Opportunity At Buffalo City Metropolitan is currently looking to fund undergraduates looking for scholarships.
The Municipality is offering financial assistance to students, in the form of study bursaries for the 2022 academic year.
Students must be a bona fide resident of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality.
- Be South African citizens, permanently residing in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality.
- Have a proof of residence when applying for the bursary.
- Provide proof of income of their family household.
- Be willing to work within Buffalo City after completing their studies.
Conditions of Bursary
The student must have a matric with at least a D (50-59%) in English, C (60-69%) in Maths, Accounting and Physical Science OR NCV Level 4 Certificate with Mathematics.
Selection criteria is based strictly on academic merit and successful applicants are able to renew their bursaries annually based on their academic performance in the previous year.
The bursary fund has a clear bias towards underprivileged individuals and is targeting young people from 14 – 35 years of age.
The Municipality is committed to advancing Employment Equity including persons with disabilities and encourages students with disabilities to apply to the Bursary Fund. Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality wishes to advise that students are personally responsible for their admission to a tertiary institution.
Certified copies of the following documents must accompany applications:
- Most recent academic record
- South African Identity Document and proof of residency in Buffalo City
- Municipality or a letter confirming residency from the ward councillor.
How to Apply
The closing date for applications is 29 October 2021. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 28 January 2022 for a personal interview.
Application forms are available at any Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality YouthAdvisory Centers within the Community Support Centers in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, i.e. Mdantsane Library Complex, King William’s Town Civic Centre, Duncan Village Art Centre and in East London Trust Centre Building 7th Floor office number 706.
Completed applications can be hand delivered to the Human Resources Department, Buxton House, Buxton Street or posted to the Human Resources Department P.O. Box 134 East London, 5200.
Please note that no late applications will be considered and if you have not been contacted regarding your bursary application before 28 January 2022, your application has been unsuccessful.